Dina Sharipova

Position: Assistant Professor

Education Background:

Ph.D. in International Relations, 2019, University of St Andrews, UK

Research Areas

Nation and state-building, security issues, formal and informal institutions, civil society, social capital, and well-being in Central Asia.

Contact information

Dina Sharipova
Assistant Professor 
Graduate School of Public Policy
Nazarbayev University
53 Kabanbay batyr Avenue
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan 010000
Telephone: +7 7172 69 45 81
Email: dina.sharipova@nu.edu.kz

Dr. Sharipova received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Indiana University in 2013. From 2013 to 2018 she worked at KIMEP University and served as Research Director of the College of Social Sciences. She was also a member of the Board of the European Society for Central Asian Studies from 2017 to 2019. 

Dr. Sharipova joined GSPP in 2018 as Assistant professor. Her research interests include nation and state-building, security issues, formal and informal institutions, civil society, social capital, and well-being in Central Asia. Currently, Dr. Sharipova is member of the Editorial Board of Central Asian Survey. 

Her recent publications include the book “State-building in Kazakhstan: Continuity and Transformation of Informal Institutions” published by Lexington Books in 2018. She also has a number of publications in scholarly journals such as Studies in Conflict and TerrorismEurope-Asia Studies JournalNationalism and Ethnic PoliticsCentral Asian Survey, Nationalities Paper, and others.  

PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Sharipova, Dina, and Serik Beissembayev. “Causes of Violent Extremism in Central Asia: The Case of Kazakhstan.” Studies in Conflict & Terrorism (2021): pp. 1-21.
  2. Sharipova, Dina (2020). “Perceptions of National Identity in Kazakhstan: Pride, Language, and Religion”,  The Muslim World, 110 (1), pp. 89-106
  3. Sharipova, Dina (2020). “State Reforms and Informal Payments in Secondary Education of Kazakhstan”, Central Asian Affairs, (2020): 7(2), pp.175-195
  4. Sharipova, Dina, Aziz Burkhanov, and Alma Alpeissova. “The determinants of civic and ethnic nationalisms in Kazakhstan: Evidence from the grass-roots level.” Nationalism and Ethnic Politics 23.2 (2017): 203-226.

Book

  1. Sharipova Dina, State-building in Kazakhstan: Continuity and Transformation of Informal Institutions” Maryland: Rowan and Littlefield, Lexington Books Publishers, 2018.